Kerala is one the most exotic places in the world, where the handicrafts are exhibited. The most Kerala handicraft includes the golden border adorned flowing white silk sari; the different avatars are seen on the brass and metal lamps, coir products, colorful bags, hangings and many more silver and gold jewelry with traditional designs.
The Kerala handicrafts are also reveals the great rich heritage and religious aspects of the state. Brass and Bell metal Lamps are meant for its metal art. The cultural and religious roots, the bell metal is used in minting several mythological events like the ‘tandava dance’ also known the ‘gaja tandava’ or ‘gajasamhara’ Irinjalakuda, Trivandrum, the places are well famous for their casting bell metals. Mirrors made out of sophisticated metal are another spectacle of Kerala Handicraft, which are made in Allapuzha district of Kerala.
Coir and Cane Products , are also reveals the kerala handicraft out of which the coir mattresses, painting adorned mats, floor fittings and a swarm of other colorful and eco friendly goodies.
Ivory Work , The carving of the ivory is another example of the traditional art of Kerala handicraft. Metal and woodcraft join hands to agitate out superb decorative varnish ware. Rose wood and sandalwood are imprinted out in diverse shapes and sizes and given a sparkle finish and the final showpiece is adorned with different precious metals. This art succeeds in the Ernakulam district.
Sandalwood Carving is another part of the Kerala handicraft. The fragrant sandalwood is carved into a crowd of products, including ashtrays, decorated boxes, candle stands, and figures of elephants, rhinoceros and Kathakali dance postures and so on. Alike the Rosewood carving industry, this industry is also attracts major concentraion in Trivandrum, Trichur, Ernakulam and Cochin
Textile, its quality and wide range of collection is also well known. Wood craft is also a part of kerala handicraft out of which the wooden toys are also among the sought after reminders.